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General Dynamics to Reconfigure U.S. Army Personnel Carriers Under $258M Contract Modification

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business has received a $258 million contract modification to update the U.S. Army‘s Stryker personnel carriers.

The modification covers the alteration of 116 flat-bottom vehicles to the Stryker A1 Infantry Carrier Vehicle configuration, the company said Tuesday.

The Stryker A1 features a 910-ampere alternator and in-vehicle network, a 450-horsepower engine, 60,000-pound suspension and a Double-V Hull design for protection from improvised explosive devices and mines.

Work under General Dynamics Land Systems‘s contract modification will run through March 2020.

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